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Hall Farm House, Mellis

Description: Hall Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280308

OS Grid Reference: TM0913674168
OS Grid Coordinates: 609136, 274168
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3257, 1.0676

Location: Major Lane, Mellis, Suffolk IP23 8EE

Locality: Mellis
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8EE

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Listing Text

TM 07 SE
3/20 Hall Farm House (formerly
29.7.55 listed as Mellis Hall and
Barn, Mellis Green)


Farmhouse. Mid to late C16, extended C17, altered and extended C19. Timber
frame, plastered. Steeply pitched pantiled roofs. An L on plan with broad 2
cells of cross passage, hall and parlour; service wing to rear. 2 storeys and
attic. Possibly jettied to front originally. Central entrance: 6 panelled
door, doorcase with fluted pilasters, roundels to open pediment. Parlour to
left has ground floor 3-light and first floor 2-light glazing bar casements,
hall to right has 3 and 4-light glazing bar casements, all C19 with
hoodboards. Boxed eaves. Left gable end first floor 3-light casement,
pentice board to attic with small casement, exposed plates and purlins. Right
gable end external stack in a c19 1 storey 1 bay addition with entrance
towards main range, 6-panelled door in an open porch with outer fluted jambs,
pedimental head, architraved 4-light glazing bar casement, hipped roof. Main
range to rear has a recessed boarded door opposite front door, 2 and 3-light
casements, an inserted stack in parlour on rear roof slope. Service wing
extends to rear right: lower ridge and eaves, multiform ridge stack towards
front, inner boarded door and 3-light C19 casements, outer half glazed door,
scattered casements, rear gable end exposed plates and purlins. Interior:
hall has a double roll moulded axial binding beam, parlour has wave moulded
joists, service wing has stop chamfered binding beams, otherwise frame
concealed and not inspected (said to have some panelling). A moated site.
(East Anglian Miscellany, 1913, pp.63-70).

Listing NGR: TM0913674168

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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